Man Smoking a Pipe, ca. 1800-1825


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This record was last updated on 18 Mar 2016

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NW0153

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Titled "A Negro smoking a pipe," this oil painting of an unidentified man is by an unknown artist; area unknown. Subject is smoking a long stemmed white clay pipe, a very common item throughout the New World colonies. CWF identifies the painting as "English," but the location of the painting is not given in the CWF files (slide courtesy of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, image DS 91-168).